AS REPORTED BY POLITICO:
Even as the White House ramps up pressure on Congress to stay out of its negotiations with Iran on a nuclear agreement, Republicans are on the brink of veto-proof majorities for legislation that could undercut any deal.
And that support has held up even after the uproar last week over the GOP’s letter to Iranian leaders warning against an agreement.
Though several Democratic senators told POLITICO they were offended by the missive authored by Arkansas GOP Sen. Tom Cotton, none of them said it would cause them to drop their support for bills to impose new sanctions on Iran or give Congress review power over a nuclear deal.
That presents another complication for the administration ahead of a rough deadline of March 24 to reach a nuclear agreement with the country.
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Democrats prepared to buck White House on Iran nuclear deal – Burgess Everett – POLITICO.